The Wolfpack is expected to boast a squad this fall that features four goalies, a significant increase after regularly carrying no more than three, and usually only two, in previous seasons.
Former Wolfpack keeper Kim Kern will begin her first season as an assistant coach in 2013
The Wolfpack will play its only exhibtion game of the season against the Tribe at 5 p.m.
Kim Kern begins her third season as an assistant coach at NC State in the fall of 2015. She spent the 2012 season as the Director of Operations for the women's soccer program.
Kern is the owner of an NSCAA Advanced National Goalkeeping Diploma. She is also currently working for the second straight year as a goalkeeper coach for the North Carolina Olympic Development Program.